New Delhi: While campaigning for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the opposition over Balako Airstrike. PM Modi in Odisha on Friday said, ‘Pakistan is still counting the bodies of terrorists killed in India’s air strike in Balakot, but the opposition keeps asking for proof’.
“It has been a month, and Pakistan is still busy counting bodies (of terrorists) killed, and these people here only keep asking for proof,” PM Modi said at a rally in Koraput.
“When India acts against terrorists, goes into the enemy’s home and strikes them, these people demand proof,” PM Modi added.
“Two days ago Odisha, along with the rest of India witnessed something great. India has now become a space power and that is something that the world has now noticed. India is now even doing chowkidari even in space. But while the world takes notice, and we all are proud of our scientists, there are those handful of people who are just always blaming, questioning, criticizing, insulting such achievements,” he said.
“By doing this they only insult our scientists and our soldiers. Tell me, do you want such people who insult our forces and our scientists, should they not be punished,” asked the Prime Minister, repeatedly asking his audience whether they wanted a weak government or a strong, decisive one.
“Do you want a mazboot (strong) government, or a majboor (helpless) government?” There was a chorus – “Mazboot”.
In an exclusive interview to NewsMobile partner Republic Bharat, PM Modi while talking about the elections said “Firstly, the voter is always the central point of elections and the voter should always be the central focus of elections because elections are about fulfilling hopes and aspirations of voters. Political parties need to go to the voters and then people elect a government.